TameBay Morsels 07/04/09

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eBay was the most searched-for retailer name during February, according to Internet Retailer. More than three times as many people looked for “ebay” as for the next most popular company, “walmart”.

eBay Ink’s Richard Brewer-Hay talks to the FT about Twitter.

What can eBay do to close its Amazon gap concludes that it should “revert to what it does best—auctions”.

Ina Steiner spotted an interesting line in this article about eBay’s new app store:

it’s likely eBay eventually will be able to generate targeted, interstitial (define) ads to specific kinds of sellers — for example, a program designed to help baseball card dealers. eBay would foot the bill for such promotions.

Frankly I’d rather have some more relevant advertising in My eBay than the current crop of gambling sites and flashing animations.

A Northampton firm has been fined £12,000 for eBay sales of furniture which contravenes safety regulations.

“And finally”, Steve Lindhorst imagines what eBay Live 2009 would have been like: I want a buy.com pin 😉

2 Responses

  1. So what are, or where do I find the stats for the UK only? Being an info junkie it’s something I could use.


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Bon Voyage Richard Brewer-Hay @eBay Ink

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